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Politics+Society

Refugees
Tracks of their tears
Published Summer 2018
Alum and NPR reporter Sasha Ingber documents the refugee crisis through the music and culture of displaced people / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Podcast
Stories in past tense
Published Summer 2018
Narrative is a powerful way to present historical information. Historian Nathan Connolly discusses why it works, and when it doesn't. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Giving
Building diversity
Published Summer 2018
The Leading a Diverse Society Initiative, launched at Carey Business School this past fall, provides enrichment opportunities for underrepresented minority students / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Just a teacher
Published Summer 2018
Teachers inspire, lead, coach, listen, empathize—just like entrepreneurs / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Urban education
Ripple effect of neighborhood violence
Published June 18, 2018
Study shows how urban violence and school choice programs contribute to negative learning outcomes for students in Chicago
In Memoriam
Legal scholar Joel Grossman dies at 81
Published June 18, 2018
He taught political science at Johns Hopkins from 1996 until his retirement in 2013
Millennial marriage
Waiting to wed
Published June 18, 2018
Millennials are waiting longer than previous generations to marry and have children—creating what a Hopkins sociologist calls a 'capstone marriage' / The New York Times
Gun policy
Purchase permits tied to fewer deaths
Published June 18, 2018
Laws provide for more thorough background checks conducted by law enforcement instead of gun sellers
Human behavior
Deadlines and time management
Published June 18, 2018
Misperceptions of deadlines, urgency can have negative influence on time management and performance, study finds
Serving communities in need
Published June 18, 2018
Emerson Fellow Courtney Colwell will work with outreach program before heading to D.C. to work on social policy